A major refutation of the almighty status of genes in evolution and human behavior.
“At last an inviting book on earthquakes, written by scientists whose easily understandable prose takes us on a tour not only of seismology but also of modern building technologies, volcanoes, and that California constant, the magnificent rubbing and pushing of tectonic plates beneath us.” —San Francisco Chronicle Book Review
Best-selling author and licensed mortician Caitlin Doughty answers real questions from children about death, dead bodies and decomposition.
“Does an excellent job of using evolutionary biology to discuss the origins of religion, music, art, and . . . morality.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review
A fascinating, far-reaching study of how our species' innate capacity for culture altered the course of our social and evolutionary history.